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ISSUE 22 – DON’T CAST YOUR SPELL ON ME

Who knows how many hours that have been wasted arguing over our favourite heavy metal bands?

At gigs, in teenage bedrooms, down the pub – and now online – tempers have frayed, voices have been raised and eyeballs have rolled over matters that the majority of the population might foolishly consider … Read More

Remembering Mark “The Shark” Shelton 1957 – 2018

What follows is Chris Chantler’s look at the life of a man who embodied the meaning of the word “underground”; Manilla Road mastermind Mark Shelton – who sadly passed away following a triumphant performance at Headbangers Open Air last Thursday 26th July.  Before we dive into it, please check out … Read More

Phil Pendergast of Khemmis: A nice big thick slice of Thin Lizzy

Denver based four-piece KHEMMIS are set to guide us into their captivating world of heavy metal and crushing doom with their third studio album, Desolation released today.

Here guitarist / vocalist Phil Pendergast takes us through the vinyl back catalogue of one of his favourite bands and offers his appraisal of Thin Lizzy.

‘Desolation’ is released … Read More

We ARE gonna take it! Watch A New Dee Snider Video Exclusive Here!

Rock legend Dee Snider has unveiled his official video for new track ‘Tomorrow’s No Concern’ – the first track from his upcoming solo album ‘For The Love Of Metal’.

Says Dee: “Lyrically, it’s about me living for today, not in the past. So many people waste their lives away … Read More

Doro – New album, Bloodstock and UK Shows

Legendary metal queen DORO has announced two UK shows for 2019.

She will play Manchester Rebellion on March 12 and London Underworld on March 13.

The German metaller plays at Bloodstock Festival in Derbyshire on August 10 and releases her new double album ‘Forever Warriors, Forever United’ a week later on August 17th … Read More

A Truly British Steel Weekend!

Avenger and Desolation Angels headline the British Steel festival at The Camden Underworld in London starting tonight.

Tonight’s bill sees Avenger headline with Salem and Seven Sisters also playing. Desolation Angels headline Saturday night with Primitai, Neuronspoiler, Eliminator and Toledo Steel completing the bill.

Doors open at 5pm

ANGEL WITCH: Gorgons, Grocers & Grenfell – Iron Fist talks to Kevin Heybourne

Recording in bedrooms and underneath grocery stores, ANGEL WITCH leader KEVIN HEYBOURNE recalls the creation of what has been released on vinyl as the ‘Seventies Tapes’. In this abridged version of the feature from issue 21, IRON FIST’s KEVIN STEWART is all ears.

Original member, guitarist/vocalist Kevin Heybourne has … Read More

The Dahmers get Creepy

Swedish rock ‘n’ roll overlords The Dhamers release their new record on Friday and you can here it first right here via Iron Fist.

‘Creepiest Creep’ is released via Lövely Records and is the follow-up to last year’s ‘In The Dead Of Night’ album.

What do they sound like? Well … Read More

Issue 21 – Like A Battering Ram

Strange as it may sound to some, at Iron Fist we don’t consider ourselves a retro magazine, exactly as we don’t consider Heavy Metal a thing of the past, more a timeless force. Therefore it’s something of a delight to unveil a new issue – a staggering thirty-six pages fuller … Read More

Rock Goddess working on new album

London metallers Rock Goddess are currently working on a new album – their first in over 30 years!

The trio – Jody and Julie Turner and Tracey Lamb – are currently working with Pledge Music for the release of ‘This Time’.

Via the Pledge Music site, the band says: “We’ll be going into … Read More